i-Portunus Houses has launched a open call for hosts to team up with 2 to 5 artists and/or cultural professionals with the intention to work together on one or more collaboration projects. Applications can be submitted until 30 June.
The programme "i-Portunus Houses Round 1" puts focus on hosts underlining their value in providing efficient and ‘safe’ residencies amd working environments for artists and cultural professionals. i-Portunus Houses will provide financial support to the host for sub-granting the cost of mobility to their receiving artists and cultural professionals. Hosts are welcome to apply for one collaboration project with up to 5 artists/cultural professionals or up to 5 collaboration projects engaging a minimum of 1 artist/cultural professional per collaboration project.
Organisation or established individual artists/cultural professionals are recognized as hosts. As the main applicant, the host receives the complete grant for all collaboration projects and submitted team members. The total budget earmarked for the mobility support is 500.000,00 EUR, a maximum of 30% will be awarded to virtual participation (as part of a mixed mobility proposal). The participating artists and/or cultural professionals have to be legally residing in different Creative Europe countries + UK.
The main objective of the collaboration project has to be: create: (co-)creation of artistic work, production, performance | connect: networking, internationalisation | learn: increase competences, professional development | explore: research, future collaborations/projects
Applicants can register for one of the online matching sessions during the Market Square eventsto find team members, or to team up with a host.
More information about the open call can be found here.
i-Portunus Houses is part of the i-Portunus pilot scheme, co-funded by the European Commission, dedicated to testing diverse mobility models for artists, creators and cultural professionals. The second round of the programme will take place between 23 August and 3 October.